Forthcoming films

Buy ticketsBuy tickets online or on the door for all evening shows. Tickets £5.

Note: Our capacity is 120 seats. We allocate up to 100 seats for pre-booking online, reserving 20 for those who prefer to buy on the door. 

Sat Jan 21 Hunt for the Wilderpeople

New Zealand, 2016, 101 minutes, 12A certificate
Directed by Taika Waititi, starring Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rhys Darby, Rima Te Wiata, Rachel House, Oscar Kightley, Tioreore Ngatai-Melbourne, Taika Waititi

Ricky is an orphan who has had a troubled time, raised in the city by a series of foster families, regularly rejected and having to move on. He fancies himself as a bit of a gangster. Eventually, he is relocated to the countryside, where he finally finds a place to call home, flourishing under the care of Aunty Bella, all tough love and gentle mockery, and the uncertain affections of her cantankerous husband, Hec (Sam Neill). When a tragedy threatens to take Ricky away from the life he has come to love, he and Hec go on the run in the “majestical” New Zealand wilderness. The authorities and officialdom are alerted, a national manhunt ensues, and the two outlaws must forge an uneasy partnership, putting aside their differences and surviving against ‘the man.’

Part comedy road movie, part adventure story, part coming of age drama, Waititi’s off-beat heart-warmer has been a huge crowd-pleaser worldwide, and will have you rooting for its quirky heroes. “’A big-hearted picture full of small, understated moments of magic, this comedy-drama is an off-kilter charmer’.” (Mark Kermode – The Guardian)

 

Saturday Jan 28 – Julieta – directed by Pedro Almodóvar

Almodóvar’s five-star return to form – The Guardian

Based on short stories by Alice Munro, Pedro Almodovar’s latest film is an elegant portrait of motherly love and loss, sombre and dignified, with less of the camp that often characterises his work, but no less of his emotional power and visual style. Julieta is a single woman of middle age, unable to move on from her estrangement from her daughter years before, the film moving between present and past to explore what happened to her and its legacies. “This feels like austerity Almodóvar: pared down but no less powerful for it.”(The Times)

Buy ticketsBuy tickets online or on the door for all evening shows. Tickets £5.

Note: Our capacity is 120 seats. We allocate up to 100 seats for pre-booking online, reserving 20 for those who prefer to buy on the door. 

Friday February 3 Special Screening for The Thame Mayor’s Charity: Bridget Jones’s Baby

Last few tickets available, this is close to being SOLD OUT. All seats are on sale for advance booking, for this special show.

We invite you to join us for the latest of Bridget’s comic adventures in adulthood. After her breakup with Mark Darcy (Colin Firth), and finding herself unexpectedly single in her mid-forties, Bridget decides to concentrate her energies on her friends and her career as a television news producer. Just when life seems to be back on track … Bridget finds that she has a baby on the way with only a 50% certainty of the fathers’ identity: is it the ex, or handsome new flame, Jack (Patrick Dempsey)? Proceeds from the evening in aid of the Mayor’s chosen charities. Tickets available for a donation of £10 and include 1 entry into the raffle.

Sunday 5th February TBA 

Saturday February 11th  Queen of Katwe

Director Mira Nair presents the true story of Ugandan teen chess prodigy, Phiona Mutesi. Phiona lives in the slums of Kampala, where life is perilous and the family live hand to mouth, never far from homelessness. One day, she follows her brother to a chess club run by a would-be engineer cum youth worker (David Oyelowo), with life-changing results. Phiona’s triumphant ascendance to end up at a grandmaster tournament in Russia is a classic underdog tale, rousing and beautifully played that will have you cheering as the credits roll. “A set of solid performances power this underdog flick to victory.” (Little White Lies.)

Buy ticketsBuy tickets online or on the door for all evening shows. Tickets £5.

Note: Our capacity is 120 seats. We allocate up to 100 seats for pre-booking online, reserving 20 for those who prefer to buy on the door.